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School of Rock Chapel Hill Grand Opening

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B-Side Lounge: Small Batches, Big Impressions

Right behind Venable Rotisserie Bistro, tucked away from the hipster dive bars and the multitude of watering holes designed for college students, is B-Side Lounge. Since its opening in 2014, B-Side has been serving up small plates and unique craft cocktails alongside a rotating wine and beer selection in a dimly lit lounge-style bar. “The space is very nice; it’s very intimate,” said Cassady Orsini, the front of the house manager at B-Side Lounge and Venable Rotisserie Bistro. “The décor really spiced up that space. It was just a brick square when we got it, and we put a...

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We Chef: Classes at Midway Community Kitchen

Placed right on the corner of Rosemary and N Graham St is “Midway Community Kitchen,” a place that offers an array of services including cooking classes, pop-up dinners, charity events and more. “My mission is to get more people to cook, to be less intimidated by food and cooking,” said Kathy Ellis Gunn, the owner of Midway Community Kitchen. “I think there’s sort of a mystique around cooking that’s not good. People think that every meal has to be some gourmet thing that you have to put all this time into, and I want to take that mystique away...

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Flavor of the Week Special Edition: Rodeo on Rosemary

Right smack-dab in the middle of Rosemary Street, on the block between Henderson and North Columbia, was the first annual “Rodeo on Rosemary.” 13 of the Triangle’s favorite food trucks lined the street with brightly colored paint jobs and names ranging from playfully to punny. Baguettaboutit, Chirba Chirba, CockaDoodleMoo, Pie Pushers, Sweet Traditions and others were all on hand to dish out the niche treats food trucks are known for. “It’s been something that people have been asking us to do for years,” said Amanda Fletcher, the Supervisor of Festivals and Community Celebrations for Chapel Hill. “I’ve been wanting...

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Top 10 Live Music Shows Happening in Chapelboro!

  John Doe @ Cat’s Cradle- February 20th Singer, songwriter, actor, poet, and bass player/ vocalist of the legendary Los Angeles punk band X. Watch Doe perform solo renditions of songs from his latest album and early career. The doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. For more information: catscradle.com Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton @ Nightlight Bar & Club- February 20th Jerron Paxton is an American blues and jazz musician from Los Angeles. Paxton is a multi-talented musician that can sing, play the acoustic guitar, harmonica, piano, violin, and banjo with an outrageous sense of humor,...

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Weekend “Top Ten Planner” – February 3rd – 5th

Your online guide to events happening in Chapel Hill and Orange County this weekend. This week we are featuring 5 events and 5 local spots to watch the Superbowl!  Submit an event Sign up for our newsletters Flash Car w/ The Ex-Girlfriends + Fruit & Flowers @ The Station- February 3rd Come on out, grab a beer, dance a little and enjoy to these three amazing local rock bands at The Station, a local music venue and bar in a really unique building that used to be the Carrboro’s train depot in the late 19th century. For more information:...

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Weaver Street Market campaign raises money for families in need.

In January 2015, Weaver Street Market partnered with local food relief organizations including PORCH, TABLE, the Interfaith Council (IFC) and Orange Congregations in Mission (OCIM) to form the Community Food Partnership. The partnership jump-started a series of successful campaigns to provide healthy and nutritious food to people in need in the local community. “We had no idea how responsive our shoppers would be to our call for donations,” said Brenda Camp, the community outreach director for Weaver Street Market. “Our shoppers donated $84,000 in three two-week campaigns in 2015.” Weaver Street Market decided to reach out to customers and...

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Local filmmaker wants to keep Bolin Creek unpaved

Local filmmaker and outdoor enthusiast Charlie Morris has been frequenting Bolin Creek and the surrounding forest for years. “I’ve been going back to Bolin Creek forest as a trail runner, a mountain biker, a hiker, my kids have grown up playing back there,” said Charlie Morris. “When I used to homeschool my kids we used to organize adventure races back there for other homeschoolers. My kids just grew up there, and I always heard all along, ‘Hey have you heard they’re going to pave this?’ and I was always just like, ‘That sounds terrible!’” In 2009, a plan was...

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